Wakefield first is a strategic organisation responsible for attracting inward investment, supporting trade, and raising the profile of the city. Our focuses are sustainable economic growth, job creation and promotion of the Wakefield district as a vibrant, dynamic and competitive region with global aspirations.

Within this site you can find out how we work with partners across the business community and the public and third sectors to achieve our goals, as well as how we can help you achieve yours. You will also find information about what the city has to offer as a location for business, investment and tourism.

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